Production Manager

  • Location: Ellendale, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #45834
  • Salary: 70000

Job Description: As the Production Control Manager, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of our manufacturing processes. While we already have a strong engineering leadership team in place, we recognize the critical need for dedicated oversight in production control, scheduling, and personnel supervision to optimize our operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee production control processes to ensure timely and efficient execution of manufacturing schedules, taking into account factors such as materials availability, capacity constraints, and production priorities.
  • Develop and maintain production schedules that balance production efficiency with customer demand, working closely with cross-functional teams including manufacturing, procurement, and sales.
  • Monitor production metrics and performance indicators to identify areas for improvement and implement corrective actions as necessary to meet production targets.
  • Supervise production personnel, providing leadership, guidance, and support to ensure adherence to quality standards, safety protocols, and operational procedures.
  • Collaborate with engineering and quality assurance teams to implement process improvements and optimize production workflows for maximum efficiency and quality.
  • Coordinate with supply chain management to ensure timely delivery of raw materials and components, minimizing production disruptions and inventory holding costs.
  • Implement and maintain production planning and scheduling software systems to streamline operations and enhance visibility into production activities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Management, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in production control, scheduling, and personnel supervision within a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, with the ability to analyze complex data and make data-driven decisions to optimize production processes.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and communicate production plans and priorities.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, with the capacity to motivate and inspire production teams to achieve operational excellence.
  • Proficiency in production planning and scheduling software systems (e.g., ERP systems, MRP systems) preferred.

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